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Arkansas Tech University invites applications for the Director of the Academic Advising Center. The Director provides oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Academic Advising Center and is responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing assessment of the center’s undergraduate advising initiatives. In addition, the Director oversees the development of advisement guides, websites, and other tools to aid in the advisement process, ensures compliance with state and institutional advising policies, advises all incoming transfer and returning students and serves all continuing undergraduate students with less than 60 hours. The Director collaborates with academic Deans and Department Heads to facilitate the successful transition of students to their majors. The Director is also expected to provide training and ongoing support to faculty advisors while supervising eight full-time professional advisors and one financial advisor.  Required Qualifications: Master's Degree; five years of full-time experience in a college or university setting in one or more of the following: academic advising, transfer articulation, admissions/enrollment or retention counseling; evidence of written and oral communication skills, leadership, organizational skills, and program development skills; knowledge of federal financial aid and state financial aid programs.  Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who have a Master's degree in college student personnel, counseling, or related discipline; with a minimum of three years experience in undergraduate academic advising; are bilingual, or have a working knowledge of Banner. This is a full-time, 12-month position with a salary commensurate with relevant experience and education.  Anticipated start date will be March 1, 2015.  Candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, copies of transcripts, and three letters of reference including contact information to: Shauna Donnell, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management, Arkansas Tech University, 106 West O Street, Russellville, AR 72801-2222.  Applications may be sent via email to sdonnell@atu.edu. Complete applications, with all required documentation, must be received by November 28, 2014.

Ascent Children's Health Services has an opening for a licensed MHP in their Jonesboro clinic.  This is a full-time, day-shift positions.  If you are interested, contact Deborah Coots at 870-926-3386, fax 870-819-0258.  For more information: www.ascentchs.com

ASU Beebe
has the following job opening: The position of Directorof Student Life will be responsible for providing leadership for the following areas: Residence Life, Dining Services, Facilities Management, and Student Organizations/Leadership/Activities. Other duties include residence hall student conduct, supervising department staff, budgetary oversight, and working collaboratively within the Division of Student Services and cross-functionally among the campuses. Qualifications: A Master’s or advanced degree in student services, counseling, higher education or related field; six years of experience is required in a college or university setting, preferred in a two-year college setting, with a minimum of three years of experience in residence life and supervisory experience in student services, student life or student unions. Application Process: Please send a resume, cover letter, unofficial copies of transcripts, a list of four references with contact information and a completed ASU-Beebe Employment Application to: Human Resources, ASU-Beebe, P.O. Box 1000106 N.Orange Street, Beebe, AR 72012 Or, email to hr@asub.edu. Too btainan ASU-Beebe Employment Application, go to our website at  http://www.asub.edu/dotAsset/14361.pdf or phone501-882-4469.

HRA has the following positions open:
Is looking for a full-time wrap-around specialist (MHPP) for their Batesville clinic. For more information contact John Martinez at 870-307-4247. Please mail resume to Human Resources, ATTN: Misty Jeffrey, Human Resource Assistant, Health Resources of Arkansas, PO Box 2578, Batesville, AR 72503, 870-793-8900 Ext. 1134, Mjeffrey@hra-health.org

Life Strategies of Arkansas LLC. is seeking a MHP for the Newport location.  If you are a licensed therapists, please submit a resume to Linda.brown@lifestrategiesar.com.

Piney Ridge Center in Fayetteville, AR is seeking a full time therapist for residential treatment.  Send your resume to kathy.vickers@pineyridge.net.

The Pointe is currently looking for a therapist to work with students in an alternative learning environment. This position will include daily individual and group therapy at the ALE. We need an individual who has experience working with individuals in this type of environment. It will require a lot of structure, but the individual need to allow for flexibility as this is a growing program. The position is at the Searcy clinic, but the ALE is in McRae. They can apply at www.Thepointebhs.com. Go to the careers page.

Psych Pros is currently hiring for a full time permanent therapist in Newport, AR. Under the clinical supervision of the DCS or designee, to provide comprehensive clinical mental health services dealing with complex individual and family problems. Services rendered can include, but is not limited to- psycho-social assessments; counseling for emotional, mental, substance abuse or neurological disturbances; to provide education and consultation services to community agencies; to provide mental health services to clients who have a wide variety of physical, cognitive, social, emotional, developmental or age-related needs; and to perform related duties as required.  MUST be licensed in Arkansas as an:  LCSW, LMSW, PLMSW, LPC, or LAC.  If you or any of your colleagues would be interested in further information please send the most updated copy of your resume and a good time to contact you to brooke@psychpros.com

J.William Fulbright College of the University of Arkansas seeks applicants for the Director of the Fulbright College Advising Center. The Director of the Fulbright College Advising Center will lead the advising and student success efforts for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences. The Director is responsible for advancing the University of Arkansas' "students first" mission within the college's advising policies, practices, and programs. The Director serves as a voice for the undergraduate experience in the college, works with the college to create retention and graduation goals as they relate to advising, promotes a culture of student engagement within the college, and advances a supportive, proactive, and developmental advising model. The Director plays a key role in creating and sustaining a positive, high performing team of advisors who work directly with Fulbright departments to enhance the experience of 7,500 undergraduates in the college. To apply or for more information, please click the “Professional” tab, and visit posting 0603411  at https://jobs.uark.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=56695.  

Vantage Point NWA is seeking a school based therapist in Bentonville, AR and an outpatient therapist in Harrison, AR.  Send your resume to kathy.vickers@pineyridge.net.



Dr. Jenene Alexander, Director
Counseling Program
College of Education
Harding University
Box 12254
Searcy, AR 72149